I have difficulty on applying rubber dam before this. Tomorrow will be a root canal treatment for my second patient. So I have to learn carefully, just dont want make my patient suffer. What a unlucky day. Hopefully tomorrow gonna be alright. Come on! Its all about my requirement, just bear with it. Treat my patient well yeah. So, let's enjoy doing it tomorrow. go go fighting!
- Firstly, it provides an aseptic operating field, isolating the tooth from oral and salivary contamination. It cannot be stressed enough that contamination of the root canal with saliva introduces new microorganisms to the root canal which may prolong treatment and reduce prognosis.
- Secondly, rubber dam facilitates the use of the strong medicaments necessary to clean the root canal system.
- Finally, it protects the patient from the inhalation or ingestion of endodontic instruments